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and practices of candidates running for appointed and elected offices, i'm a member of local 16 and have and am facing unrealistic roadblocks unable to seek employment in my field due to discriminatory blackmail against me and others. as of this moment i have open case at the eeoc against local 16. ms. victoria lewis and i went to the human rights commission and met with theresa sparks. sparks told us this was a touchy situation due to political connections involved. she then requested that we meet with tom willis which we did. we were told this is too far up the political ladder. he told us that he used to work for mayor lee before he became mayor with mayor gavin newsome. [speaker not understood] to this day i have yet to receive a response. and here is the letter. i don't know if you can see it or not. it's dated february 17, 2011. to mr. willis. the san francisco film office [speaker not understood] the film office has denied me upcoming and ongoing productionses in local 16's jurisdiction. many past executive directors of the [speaker not understood] have known about the situation and refu
for local emergency crews to get to them. so they had to mobilize national guard units to get those people out of their homes. things got so dangerous they had to pull the personnel back. so there were a couple hundred people still in their homes on the bay side of the city. the governor said it's a situation they will have to monitor and first thing in the morning at first light respond to and try to get those people out. not far from here just a couple blocks, one of the city's last resort shelters a guard unit went in there and pulled those people out and took them to atlantic city high school. so the shelters that were kept if place drawing criticism. chris christie's statement was there shouldn't have been shelters open here on the island. the winds are still coming ashore here. and we really won't know what kind of damage has taken place inside the city proper. i'm chris kato reporting for wcau. >> what he was explaining was cutting out of some of the time because we have a live shot in the middle of the storm about the controversy over those shelters. the the contrast is between the
at lake merced is built with input from the community and becomes a beacon for local residents and their families. i will also make sure there is a real pipeline for students and a local academic institutions. return thousands of jobs that are becoming available as companies seek to improve and move into the city and hire and thrive. my career has been prepared for me for this job. i have the record of experience to serve and the ability like no one else in this race for district 7. i humbly ask for your vote in the election district 7. please vote fx rally number 1 on november 6. >> hi, i'm joel, the only candidate endorsed by the san francisco chronicle to be your next supervisor in district 7. i'm running for supervisor because we don't need city hall to ban toys and happy meals. we need city hall to fill potholes. you know, we paid to fill those potholes twice. first in taxes and then a bond. but do you think our streets are twice as good? we need accountability for our money. we also need common sense. i know common sense is a buzz word, but people are hungry for it. i lov
-positioned assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. there has been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments. >> and everybody on the local level have backed that up. 1-800-steph-1-2 is the number to call that's 1-800-steph-1-2. let's talk to don in florida about privatizing fema. hey, don. >> caller: yeah, thanks for taking my call. i have a political strategy for ohio actually a democratic one. but romney is trying to do whatever he can to get any press coverage he can possibly get. these food thing, i heard he called these governors and all of this stuff. i know he has been running for president for the last 20 years it seems, he wouldn't even be in the picture but he is just trying to get his name out there, because obama and the storm will get all of the reaction. >> and it seems like him calling the governors would be just getting in the way. >> and what a coincidence he is doing this in all of the battleground states. >> he'll privatize anything for a buck. >> yeah. >> one way to get r
state and local officials are saying. when they tell you to evacuate, you need to evacuate. >> 370,000 new yorkers who live close to the water have already left. city officials have shut down the transit system. businesses and shops have closed. workers are piling up sand bags in front of subway entrances and buildings. >> it's vr important. this is the stop the water from gog into the subway. >> irene last year didn't look like this after it hit. >> they expect the storm will pound a wide area for several days. >> sandy has interacted with cold air from the north and it's become a post tropical cyclone. it's not a tropical cyclone anymore but the field of heavy rain and strong winds are expanding and things will get even worse bause the center of a former hurricane sandy is expected to move into the new jersey coast. extremely dangerous storm surge combined with high tide could cause flooding. that's why hundreds of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate. it's going to move through pennsylvania into new york city. rain will spread as much as 2000 millimeters with 300 mi
for the government to adopt measures support people like us. >> now, after the one child policy, some local officials are conducting an experiment. they will allow some parents to have more than one child. >> right. and i am joined now from our studio in beijing. so how many other organizations like lee's exist in china? >> there are some in beijing, and shanghai, but the numbers are small. the chinese government says that one million families have lost their only child by the end of last year. new support organizations are emerging slowly, but those ein need are greg faster. >> isn't there any other local government, that are tackling the problem? >> since 2008, bathe beijing government has been supporting the families of a monthly allowance of $33. the shanghai government, one-time money, but, the central government has yet to show any concrete plan. more complaints are posted on the internet. accusing the government for dragging its feet. the criticism will most likely get even louder. >> i see, thank you very much. that was nhk world's correspondent in beijing. >>> they use cells to make heart mu
congestion pricing to a downtown transit tax assessment district to even a local gas tax or a local vehicle license fee so that we can fully fund our uni system and stop fixing the buses with duct tape and have a first-class transit system in san francisco. another way that we can be a leader is to encourage people to get out of the cars and on to bike by developing a 100 percent renewable infrastructure and making green building and agriculture the norm in san francisco. i have been endorsed by the san francisco bay garden and the tenant's union and the lgbt, club and the action for children and many, many more. these organizations know that san francisco needs leaders that can face our issues honestly, without deference to big money. my name is julian, davis and i am running for supervisor in district five and i would be pleased to have your vote this november. >> hello, my name is daniel leavitt and i am running for district five supervisor and i am also an attorney here in san francisco, and to quote, another late attorney, the great oliver holmes. as life is action and passion you sho
wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 6:00 a.m. >> good morning. i'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. our coverage continues this morning. we have a team of reporters spread across the metro area. >> how much longer before we're rid of all this? >> it will take a while. things are better than they were yesterday. you can see the circulation of what is left of sandy. rain showers will taper off. it is still kind of windy. there is a south wind. the wind will be pushing up the bay. the high tides will comment above average. it feels like 35 with the wind. it is a winter like morning. the wind may gust up to 30, 35 miles per hour. it has been snowing out in western maryland. do not be surprised if you see snowflake at your house. it will not stick. it feels cold and wrought this morning -- cold and raw this morning. >> residents are waking up to flooded streets and closures. >> so for sandy is being blamed for 16 deaths in the united states. a tree crashed through the home of a man in pasadena. that man was found u
? >> thank you, rosemary. we'll check with you for the local weather. >> and helping restore power to local people. the utility is sending 150 workers to new york. and they will be asifting, edison crews. and they are leaving today. >> and we talked to a pga spokesperson. >> and as many other utilities are. and a huge effort from utilities crews across the nation. and ready and willing to help much. >> and sandy left at least 8 million people without power and 13 states. >> bay area volunteers are lending a hand to the super storm relief efforts. volunteers to the area, and santa cruz chapters of the red cross was sent out to the east coast. >> many more are waiting for flights to be allowed in the area. the red cross set up shop in nine states. it plans to deliver 250,000 ready to eat meals to storm victims. >>> and the federal government remains shuttered for a second day. in seven minutes, we'll tell you about the mess that needs to be cleaned up. >> other top story, getting ready for the world series parade. it takes a lot to organize a big event. fortunately, the city has a little rece
part of our mission. our agenda is admittedly ambitious. we analyze every local measure on the san francisco ballot, which until recently was a pretty formidable task. we participate in most of the major issues of city government from pension and payroll tax reform to some of the most important discussions on how we fund a lot of our public services, whether that finding different revenue streams for our parks, are trying to find new ways to fund public transportation in the city. we're very happy to be working with mayor lee and the board to address a lot of these issues. this will clearly be a busy year for us. another component of our work is connecting the city's robuspro o assistance with our many business partners. this is a core part of mfac original purpose in san francisco. we are focused on building this capacity once again. as everyone here knows, the nature of how cities are doing business is changing. fundamentally. costly federal and state mandates continue to squeeze local budgets. increasing costs are forcing discussions about how we provide services. technology is
: as east coast residents survey the mess sandy brought ashore, federal, state and local governments are already coordinating the cleanup. right now, thousands of workers from every level of government are on a rescue mission in new jersey and new york's hardest- hit areas. fema is pulling in generators and working with power companies to get the lights back on. the storm's damage was so severe that president obama quickly declared major disasters in new york and new jersey overnight. the decision frees up federal dollars to help families and businesses recover their losses. it also allows the u.s. to reimburse local and state governments for some of the expenses they'll face as they rebuild. the east coast may be cleaning up, but sandy isn't finished. the storm is plowing inland, dumping snow across the appalachians. with sandy still churning, it's near impossible tonohow extensive the damage will be or how long the cleanup will last. sylvia hall, nbr, washington. >> tom: earlier, susie mentioned the challenges of getting around one of the world's largest and most congested cities w
>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. >> we are america's weather in miniature. we have the title surge -- tidal surge and the flooding. stay inside. a lot of trees will go down. hopefully will be able to get out and cleanup. >> that was the governor martin o'malley. >> good morning. welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. dark and early this morning. we will track the remnants of sandy. >> many areas are dealing with some flooding. this is some video was shot last night near buckingham road. we're in a dilemma. i understand it is still coming down but it is no longer a tropical storm or hurricane so we need to take the name of. >> we are tracking the remnants of sandy, the ghost of sandy. it only has a name when it is classified as a tropical system. >> we will call the big storm. >> like prince. it will come out with an album. you can see the circulation around hagerstown. we have some rain to contend with this morning. the white stuff is the snow. it will be a windy day today but not a
of localized flooding but we thought it could have been much worse. we thought there could have been loss of life here in the state of virginia. we are happy to say that it is not as bad here as we thought it was. it looked worse than expected in some places in new york. >> good luck with your rescue efforts if you move up to new york and new jersey and those other places that have been worse affected by hurricane sandy. let's speak now to a resident in lower manhattan, n.y.. thank you for speaking to us. where is it like where you are? >> similarly the flood waters have receded. as of last night, streets were covered anywhere from about a foot of water to 6 feet of water. right now it is looking better but we did experience quite a bit of damage to one of the community centers where i work. the basement level of that building was completely flooded, up to 15 feet of water. >> 15 feet of water? >> this was the son of the basement area of the building in which we worked. it was almost filled entirely with water. >> a lot of lower manhattan lost power. what is the situation there now? >> we
a lot of the contractors were dee-certified sometime ago. and we are mostly concerned about the local hiring aspect that the city approved. but the one problem that i have with the city and county of san francisco is that we have compliance officers, mostly all of the departments. but we don't have state certified compliance officers or federal. and what happens is, i mentioned to director harrison in the hallway 2001 day, i said, you don't have anyone that can go out on these job sites to see whether or not the people that are on these jobs are from the city and city and county of san francisco. he says to me, well, espinola, all i do is put on my hard hat and i go on a job site. * i said, yes, look who you are. you're the money man. so, you can do what you please. but you don't write reports to the state about the contractors and whether or not they are abiding by the law. and he looked at me. he said, i never thought about that. and, you know, it hurts me for the last 50 years dealing with human rights is that their wings have been clipped in order not to make sure that residents
local forces and fema. >> even though it's miles and miles away there are grandmothers, grandfathers, moms, dads, children who are really going to have a tough couple weeks here after the storm passes. >> nothing that feels better than going out there and being where people need help and seeing the look on their faces when you rescue them and bring them back to safety. >> the white house says its top priority to make sure all available resources are provided to state and local responders as quickly as possible. >>> president obama approved major disaster declarations for new jersey, new york, coastal area of new jersey badden beaten. that's where we -- badly beaten. that's where we find fox correspondent craig boswell tonight. >> reporter: the rains have stopped, but the effect of sandy still continue this evening. roads into atlantic city remained shut down tonight. in fact, i'll show you there's state police on every roadway going into atlantic city. they're turning families away saying you can't get in until tomorrow. there's debris basically on every road. some families are very
. the transit situation at the local areas where we find molly in washington what is going on there? >> over the course of yesterday, today, tomorrow, nearly 14,000 flights will have been cancelled because of sandy. this is we're talking flights in and out of the northeast corridor of the u.s. usually one of the busiest sections of the country whit comes to daily air travel. that is 13600 flights cancelled yesterday. 7600 flights cancelled today. and more than 4800 cancelled for tomorrow, we expect that number to go up. if you have a flight be sure to call haerkd sheer how one official explained it this is similar to what you can see in a snow storm. with the absence of snow. airlines moving planes out and work for the storms to pass then work quickly to resume normal operations afterwards. >> there are not a lot of stranded passengers here. there is so much advanced notice about this storm people were able to decide to stay with a friend. we have found a handful of people who are here for the night. we talk to them including one italian student trying to get back to her college in new york.
to 8 inches locally. we're talking about streams, creeks, river, the goose creek. some of these are very, very high. moderate flooding occurring. this afternoon the rivers could be 9 or 10 feet above flood stage. there's that park just off of 80 west of 270, that has to be under water a already. stay warm, stay dry. windy but not as windy. highs today only in the mid 40s. let's go over to monica at 6:03 with a look at time saver traffic. >>> street restrictions are still in effect. basically it's down to 45 miles an hour. i think they just need to assess the road conditions. of course we have road closures as well. it seems like things are getting better in terms of the rain and wind coming down, like yesterday, but you still have signal outages, downed trees and power lines. you will i'm sure hit one of those problems this morning. the motto is turn around, don't drown. let's take a look at live pictures. this is what it looks like on 270. mostly your second ly roads closed. let's take a look on the other side of town. this is on virginia on the northbound side of 95.
additional service. we all have this at abc7news.com. >> dan: a local school could have lost a teacher to budget cuts. >> carolyn: michael finney is here to telling you about pro-active parents. >> parents at sunny side elementary were not about to take it lying down so they turned to the internet. up next, she helped save a teachers job and you can too at your school. >> dan: facebook employees deny why dozens of instant millionaires will have to wait >> carolyn: on this age of budget cuts, school education is ongoing challenge in the community. >> now a new tool and it is catching on. >> carolyn: michael finney explains how it works. >> here is the word, crowd cloud funding. social media and communities to get attached. in san francisco a local elementary school is using the technique to raise money after an unexpected financial shortfall. >> this is sunny side elementary in san francisco. like many public schools, there are lessons to be learned here about money. >> dollar, ten dollars. >> navigating the world of money is being learned in this classroom and also in the principal's o
power and billions in damage. >>> federal, state and local resources will be pouring into the most affected areas as high winds and flooding continues into today. and with one week before americans fix their next president, thepossibility that the storm could impact a hugely important jobs report. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, it was everything we feared, and it's not over yet. sandy has claimed at least 16 lives, left more than 7 million without power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tore through breezy point section of new york city. firefighters were unable to use water from hydrant
to as in this small town. liberal dutch called the local people black stockings in reference to the dark-colored a tire worn by the women, but not everyone who lives here is willing to subordinate themselves to the dictates of this god-fearing community. this retired scientist is one of them. he runs -- he runs a small farm and feels constrained by the restrictions of the community. >> you are not allowed to jog here on sundays. you cannot swim in the public pool. you cannot go to the movies or the cafe. they are not even open. what they cannot do is stop you from having sex because i do that behind closed doors. do you understand? >> it is easy for the 69-year- old retired professor to discuss the matter in provocative terms. he is not originally from the area. he is someone who will never be integrated into the community, but even within the community itself, there are increasing signs of resistance. we visited this housekeeper. the 64-year-old water is a devout communist, born and raised here. but over the past few years, she has distanced herself from the church. she has long been re
. they asked all contractors and property owners to secure local sites. we have more incredible pictures to show you. a surveillance camera capturing water. this is the park. this is water gushing through the streets and three paths from the train station from hoboken, new jersey and other train administrati stations in new jersey and new york are closed. >>> some of the boards here are destroyed. piles of debris everywhere. in baltimore, maryland, along the waterfront at the inner harbor, superstorm sandy left it covered in water. drivers could not use the road until just about two hours ago. they had to give time for the water there to recede. >>> we can tell you sandy dumping heavy snow on parts of west virginia. snowshoe is completely covered. more than a foot of snow hit hard by sandy. one woman, sadly, reported dead here as a result of a traffic accident. more than 128,000 people in west virginia remain without power. >>> here is a look at the height of the superstorm as it rolled through point pleasant beach, new jersey last night. the surge came through like a raging river floodi
in the swing state of colorado. she spoke to a local businessman about -- businesswoman about the issues. >> how have the last four years been for you? >> it has been stressful. it has been a blessing, obviously. >> would you have liked more help as a small-business owner? gregg's absolutely. when the economy tanks, -- >> absolutely. ed, thingsconomy tanks got tight. i build this business. my plan was not helped by the economic situation. >> you are trying to encourage every business owner to employ just one extra person. >> jefferson county has an initiative, just add one. it is for stakeholders like myself, business owners, and we come together and say, let's put together a strategic plan to put people back to work. jefferson county has 20 douses bob businesses. our objective is that if we can get 5% of this area to hire one person, that is a lot of jobs. i think we have a certain group of folks that really understand how bad off we were when president obama took office. then we have the other based on emotion. and they have probably always voted for one party and probably always going
's impact. >>> good morning. i'm tom kierein with a sandy update. getting showers locally. still getting snow out of the mountains. these showers are moderate showers across northern virginia and the nearby suburbs. these are going to continue to rotate around. passing showers the rest of the morning. and creeks and streams still running very high. it is chilly. we're just low to mid-40s much of the region right now. the current wind gusts, they've been gusting anywhere from 25 to as high as 40 to 45 miles an hour. remaining pretty much level, 25 to 45 for the rest of the morning and parts of the afternoon. then the winds will gradually diminish. storm team 4 hour by hour forecast, we'll have highs reaching upper 40s by midafternoon. by 6:00 p.m. down to perhaps the mid-40s with gusts to 30 miles an hour. then those winds will gradually diminish after we get into the evening hours. and that is the way it looks right now. back to you guys. >> thank you, tom. >>> it's now 4:13. coming up, today marks exactly one week until election day. next the impact sandy is having on the race for presi
locales y estatales. >> tenemos un plan para recuperarnos y la recuperaciÓn ya estÁ en camino. estoy feliz de decirlo. >> 6 millones de personas se encuentran sin electricidad y otros 200 pacientes de la universidad de nueva york incluyendo unos 20 bebÉs en cuidados intensivoss tuvieron que ser evacuados debido a fallas de generadores elÉctricos algo parecido ocurriÓ en el hospital, en el condado de brooklyn. >> el agua que saliÓ. >> y acabÓ con todo estÁ lleno de agua. >> todavÍa hay varios fuentes cerrados o que solamente se utilizan para labores de emergencia, tambiÉn se registran severas inundaciones en 7 tÚneles subterrÁneo y cuanto tiempo tomarÁ la recuperaciÓn. la paralizaciÓn afecta a 5 millones de personas que utilizan diariamente para ir a trabajar y movilizarse alrededor de la ciudad. >> trabajan normalmente, ahora la gran interrogante es como harÁn los millones de trabajadores que tienen que venir aquÍ hasta manhattan para venir a trabajar si no hay metro, las calles estÁn cerradas y es el gran reto josÉ. >> diego arias reportando en nueva york, muchÍsimas gra
problem from that along with the local 11 to 12 s of -- inches of rain we had. 44 right now . you probably saw the rain drops hit on the glass there. south western wind at 21. flood warnings are up for just about everybody. parts of howard and carroll county not dealing with that. a lot of this is river stream, creek flooding, some of it is street needing. we're going to have tides from 2 to 4 feet above normal. moderate flooding in the next day-to-day and a half. here's a look at your forecast. today mid 40s. it's going to be windy and cold. rain this morning, showers this afternoon. a few showers tonight as we dip into the upper 30s and low 40s. tomorrow mid 50s still breezy. thursday dry, 57. friday 54. saturday 59. milder sunday. this is the weekend we turn the clocks back and get an extra hour of sleep. >>> things are changing as we speak. you are going to find exactly what you'd expect to find after a big storm like this, you're going to have debris in the roadways, trees down, power outages, signal lights out. when you head out the door, i want to give you an indication of what to e
's become a tourist attraction and locals stopping by to grab a picture and see what sandy left behind. >> i think it's amazing, nature doing what nature does but i hope the people are okay with houses that could potentially be underwater and things of that sort. but i'm a nature lover and i think it's amazing to see nature work. >> reporter: the majority of the homes will be spared it looks like from the river. now 21 feet we said just so you know. put it into perspective. the he is authority cool level is 35 feet and this was 1972 with hurricane agnes. that's the very latest, i'm ryan dean, 9news now. >> thanks. >>> one man in maryland was killed when a tree fell on his house last night in pasadena. sadly this is the sort of hazard we often show you in these sorts of weather situations and sadly our own bruce leshan is learning how to handle things when that tree crashes into your home. >> reporter: i've covered a lot of tragedies as a reporter, a lot of trees down on peoples' homes but this time it literally came home. literally happened to me. you can see the guys up there working trying
our local law enforcement, our first responders irswapped to the extent that everyone can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, that is really important. if you have a neighbor that you are not sure how they are handling a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them and knock on that are door. that can make a difference, the public and be the eyes and ears identifying unmet needs. second, the reason we are here is because the red cross knows what it is doing when it comes to emergency response. people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth. a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. can you go to their website, the red cross knows what they are doing. they are in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will make sure we get the resources to the families as swiftly as possible. i thank everyone here who is doing such a great job when it comes to the disaster response. the final
, it provides reimbursement to governors and local jurisdictions for their extraordinary costs. >> the cost are expected to be in the billions. >> tomorrow the president will head to new jersey to tour the damage was governor christie. >> when you look at all the damage to the north of us, we actually made out pretty well. >> that is the difference in being on the north side of the storms and being on the southside. new jersey, long island, new york, they were on the northside coming off the ocean and the winds and the surge were stronger. we still have to deal with some cleanup. it gives you a feel for how broad the storms are and the impact. i wanted to look at the wind gusts across the area. these are some of the amazing when gusts that were associated with this storm as it rolled in. 90 miles an hour, just imagine that. atlantic city, 77. down at ocean city, hurricane force wind gusts. at bwi marshall, the highest wind gust was at 60 miles an hour. up in atlantic city and york they were out of the east and northeast, so they were really getting pounded. some shower still lingering in ou
between federal, state, and local? >> it really is. right now as i'm talking to you, all of the local and state officials are here at fema right here in the room. so, no, there's perfect coordination at federal, state, and local level. in fact, if there's any good thing to come out of this -- emergency -- and information is abo absolutely superb. >> well, we caught about 75% of what you just said there. i know getting out by phone is very difficult. i'm going to let you go, congressman, i know you have a lot of work to do. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> we're going to have more, of course, on the recovery efforts from sandy all throughout the hour and after the break. and if it's safe for you to do so, please feel free to share some photos that you've taken of sandy. tweet us using the hash tag msnbc tip, we might use them on air or online. [ man ] ring ring... progresso this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may
on local roads, finding flooding and downed trees. let's start in maryland. debris blocking 355. this is at 124 montgomery village avenue. all your lanes blocked in that area. heading over to flooding in virginia, brownsville road is closed right now. at windstone drive due to high standing water. if you're traveling along the dulles toll road, checking things out there. besides wet conditions, not seeing any reports of any incidents to warn you about. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> it is 5:13. 43 degrees. what caused this blast coming up? >>> welcome back at 5:16. we're going to take you live to rhode island, where you can see the flooded streets. and the cleanup from the damage is going to be intense. it will take several days, if not weeks, to get out from under all the water. >>> we want to go to new jersey, where conditions may be even worse. sandy pounded the jersey shore. nbc's danielle leigh live in cape may, new jersey, on the southern tip of that state. danielle, what's the situation there? >> reporter: good morning. this morning we are getting h
a couple of things i want the public tknow they can do. first of all, because, you know, our local law enforcement, our first responders are being swamped, to the extent that everybody can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, i think that's really important. if you've got a neighbor nearby and not sure how they handle a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them, knock on their door. make sure that they're doing okay. that can make a big difference. the public can be the eyes and ears in terms of identifying unmet needs. second thing. the reason we're here is because the red cross knows what it's doing when it comes to emergency response, and so for people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth and a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. obviously, you can go on their website. the red cross knows what they're doing. they're in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will ma
provide a boost to the ski resorts, who may be able to open early. >> a lot of local area children wanted to make sure they would get out to do some trick-or- treating for halloween. looks like that will be the case. >> it's going to be cold at for that. they will be wearing boots to trick-or-treat pit bull in west virginia. the storm should be out of here for everybody for trick-or- treating tomorrow night. -- they will be wearing boots for trick-or-treating in west virginia. something to watch in the next 12 hours or so. the center of circulation of sandy is in the central part of virginia. it's no longer a tropical system. it is post-tropical. the hurricane center is no longer at pressuri -- is no longer issuing advisories. one of the greatest problems for us will be flooding. we do have several flood watches and warnings in effect, pretty much all across the area. the smaller rivers and streams for the most part that have been affected. record rainfall from sandy. 5.5 inches at bwi 4.25 at dulles, a three-point 8 at reagan national yesterday. that blew away the old record that was set
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age of a mile. we'll start at 7:00 this evening, we'll see fog pushing locally across the bay to some east bay loks and out over the peninsula. fog with the greatest densitty in the north bay. looking at conditions ahead, we'll look at -- let's try that again. high pressure is a dominant feature in the weather picture, we can see our next storm. starting at 7:00 wednesday after the noon. it will be cloudy. rain to the north. what happens sthau follow a time line that. front sweeps south ward. we'll see first wave the rain developing up in the north bay. then continuing sweeping south ward by 11:00 p.m. is just beginning to reach the east bay. will be a wet overnight period into thursday morning and thursday morning beginning rush hour at 5:00 we'll see lots of wet weather. sunny skies after morning fog nice mild afternoon upper 60s to low 70s around the bay. to our south highs in the 7. here is the accu-weather forecast. interesting forecast ahead with clouds and rain wednesday night. showers continue into thursday morning. drying out, warming up throughout the weekend. warmth just do
in the city. it is hardly ever crowded. on any given day, you will run into a few locals. , bought a 37 bus to get there without any parking worries. for legged friends can run freely. there is also a patch of grass for the small box. >> it is a great place. it is a wonderful place to have these kinds of parks. that dog owners appreciate it. >> take time to notice of the wildfires that are on the grassland and keep your head out on the lookout for hawks and other bird life. be sure to take your camera and be prepared to take a view of the city will not forget. it has a beautiful red rock formations. you could watch the sunrise over the bay. this is another one of our great lookouts. we are at mount davidson. 928 feet. this is the place for you to bring someone special. to not forget that dogs and enjoy all of the pathways and greenery that surrounds you. it provides a peaceful oasis of open space and great hiking trails. the spectacular view offers a perfect place to watch the sunrise or sunset with someone you love. >> it is a good place to get away from the hectic life of the city. come u
, a local activist with the libertarian party of san francisco and a former candidate for the san francisco school board. he's an opponent of the measure. thank you both for taking the time to be with us today. >> thank you. >> alyssa, i'd like to give you the opportunity it share the thoughts of your position. >> so proposition a is a temporary 8-year, $79 parcel tax on properties in san francisco. and that money would go directly to supporting city college of san francisco. city college is the largest work force training center in san francisco. we train students. we also help students learn english as a second language and then of course one of our primary missions is to help students, particularly low income and underserved students, move on to 4 year institutions. we serve nearly 100,000 students in san francisco and are a tremendous resource, we think, for san francisco. the last couple years the state budget cuts we faced, $53 million in the last 3 years alone, have really made it a challenge for us to keep our doors open for san francisco students and this proposition a would m
was reached in august to split up the funds. they scrapped the redevelopment agencies and local schools and governments are planning next month for the state to overturn that decision and we will not get a final decision as this will all be worked out until sometime next year. live in santa clara ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we had a warm opening from the fans' latest title... >> about 500 fans gathered at at&t park yesterday after the caravan of buses arrived. pablo sandoval arrived with the photography and handed it off to sergio romo. bruce bochy talked about this year's run. >> i can't say i had more fun than what i had with these unselfish guys who never bothered anyone they are new rested up. >> tomorrow it will not be marched by more vandalism. they spent the day cleaning up graffiti to follow the big win and people started bond fires and created other forms of damage. there were arrests and more than half were felonies. >> i would not anticipate this event and it is a family event, it is on a school day and we want families, anybody to come. this my any bus recently had a 3,
with danella on this tuesday morning. good morning. >> good morning. >>> again, local roads just looking a bit sketchy. you're seeing trees down, wires down. if you're traveling in the laurel area, college park as well, please use caution. several roads in that area experiencing trees that are downed. let's head over to md-109 closed at thursdton road. i-270, wet to very wet. but from germantown to rockville, you're clear. connecting to the beltway inner loop and outer loop as you head towards i-95 and loop around the wilson bridge, you're incident free. >> news 4's angie goff at the live desk with breaking news. >> good morning, aaron. >>> massive fire in queens, new york. more than 50 homes completely destroyed by this six-alarm blaze. look at this video. firefighters are just battling these widespread flames at this point. this is in the breezy point section of the rockaway peninsula in queens. it's also in a flood zone area. so the u.s. army has moved in to help escort almost 200 firefighters to the scene using seven-ton trucks. pretty unbelievable. so far two people have suffered minor in
and a lull in the rain and i can tell you about 81 people actually went to a shelter at the local high school to seek shelter and then we took a drive up to north beach about a mile and a half from here and roads flooded basically from the board walk on and had roads that had been shut down there. the folks in that area say it floods quite commonly when they have storms but again, those roads are shut down. as for the power, we're told there are 2000 at one time in this area, that was earlier today, trees and power lines but we're told 500 people in the area so some folks are having their power restored. here at the resort that we're at, the most people staying here are locals and the reason they came here their home is next to big trees, they did not want to stay there so they are seeking shelter at this hotel. that's the latist here, i'm ryan deed 9 news. >> good to see winds die down there. >> we want to get closer to home. bruce we're told you are not alone. >> no matter how many times reporters and authorities warn folks, there are people that are just absolutely fascinated by these s
be restored. our local meteorologists at fox 5 in new york, nic gregory is reporting on the sturgeon that's expected. we're now expecting 10 feet here. listen. >> towards the massapequa area. 10-foot surge simulation. i haven't gotten any reports out of this area yet but you know what we are seeing is happening across the lower part of manhattan. this is probably ongoing in this area right now. a lot of water being -- flowing into this area and actually some of the high tides here in the back bays are going to be reached about an hour and a half to two hours later than in the city. we have to keep a very close eye as to the surge there. let's go south to sandy hook. this is getting it right now. they are in their high tide cycle right now. water is is at its maximum way over record levels that extends down over the jersey shore. pounding of the went. latest wind divufts kennedy airport 79. over hurricane force. there we go. >> shepard: now we know a major problem at laguardia airport. of course, laguardia is in queens, new york. it serves the tri-state region for most li domestic flights.
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